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Voyager Point

Voyager Point is a small suburb, in South Western Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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  • Area:1.73 km2
  • Elevation:15 m
  • Population:1,668
  • Local Government Area:Liverpool City Council

Description

Voyager Point is a small suburb, in South Western Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Voyager Point is located 25 kilometres (35 min) south of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Liverpool. The only adjacent suburbs are Sandy Point, Holsworthy and Pleasure Point. Milperra, Panania and East Hills are located on the opposite bank of the Georges River.In the 2016 census, Voyager Point recorded a population of 1668 people. # History Voyager Point takes its name from the commemorative park which was established following the loss of HMAS Voyager with the loss of 82 lives after the destroyer collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne in February 1964. This area was formerly the East Hills Naval Estate, which contained about 70 married quarters for families of members in the Royal Australian Navy. This suburb also housed refugees from 1954 many of whom who had fled concentration and refugee camps in Australia. # Weather # Things to do The area includes many native flora, fauna and walkways through the bushland areas. A footbridge across the Georges River connects the suburb to East Hills, near Henry Lawson Drive. The Avenue is the only access road into the suburb from Heathcote Road.

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